Are Criminal Records Ever Automatically Expunged in Florida?

by Jonathan Blecher | January 31, 2014 | Criminal Defense

For adults, Florida does not have an automatic expungement law for criminal records, and no adult criminal history is really even gone once it’s created. Records like booking photos and fingerprints are retained by law enforcement for use in criminal defense in coral gables investigations. Additionally, private data-mining companies gather criminal history information for use […]

Can the State Force You to Trial?

by Jonathan Blecher | December 19, 2013 | Criminal Defense

The decision to go to trial is always the defendant’s since it is the State that has the burden of proof in every criminal case. However, if the State doesn’t make you an offer you are satisfied with, you don’t have to go to trial. You can always request that the judge make you an […]